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MHA

MHA - Master in Health Administration 

Master in Health Administration is a 2-year professional master’s level degree. It is attributed to students after completing a course of study in health administration. It is a popular PG (Post Graduate) Healthcare and Hospital Management course. It covers the main subject in the field, i.e., Hospital Administration. Hospital Administration is a field that deals with the management, leadership, and administration of healthcare systems, hospital networks, and hospitals. Healthcare management are regarded as healthcare professionals.  It includes the management of hospitals and other health organizations, public health consulting and infrastructure.

The foremost impartial of MHA degree is to prepare students for higher-level careers in health systems such as hospitals, top health-consulting businesses and healthcare firms with specialized skills and unique knowledge to achieve success in today’s healthcare environment.

The curriculum includes a huge array of subjects, opportunities, and integrated experiences to supplement coursework including professional interaction, research, and fieldwork in technical, social, and market issues that generally influence the health sector.

Course Highlights: 

Course

Master in Health Administration (MHA)

Duration

2 years

Stream

Arts

Average fee

3,57,000 INR

Sectors of employment

Healthcare firms and government or private hospitals.

Average entry-level salary

30,000-50,000 INR

Top Institutes

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Apollo Institute of Hospital Administration, Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR)

Skills:

Eligibility Criteria:

Admission Process:

Selection Process:

It is a two-step process. 

Direct Admission:

Direct admission usually depends on the merit basis of the candidates, that is, a minimum 50% marks in Bachelor Degree in any subjects.

Distance mode admission:

There are different institutes in India that offer distance mode of education for MHA courses that usually start from the month of May.

Top Institutes :

Name of Institute

City

Average Annual Fee

Eternal University

Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh

INR 60,000

Parul University

Vadodara, Gujarat

INR 80,000

Syllabus and Course Description:

Semester I

Semester II

Hospital Environment and Healthcare

HRM

Medical Terminology and Human Physiology

Marketing of Hospital Services

Economics of Healthcare

Communicative Skills and Report Writing for Hospitals

Organization and Management

Decision Making Accounting

IT for Hospitals

Commercial Management

Quantitative Techniques of Management

BioStat

Hospital Residency-I

Hospital Residency-II

Semester III

Semester IV

Supply Chain Management

Control Systems for Hospital Management

Hospital Engineering and Planning

Hospital Quality Management

Information Systems Management in Hospitals

Healthcare Insurance

Patient Care and Behaviour

Legal Matters and Ethical Issues of Hospitals

Operations Research

Disaster and Risk Management

Management of Hospital Operations

Pharmaceutical and Management

Hospitals Visits

Entrepreneurship and Healthcare Consultancy

 

Career Options and Job Prospects

 

Healthcare Administrators can find employment in the following areas –

 

Field of Healthcare/ Hospital Administration are –

 

Designation

Description

Assistant Medical Superintendent

Possess the custody of clinical protocols and ensure best patient care.

Deputy Medical Superintendent

Report to the medical superintendent for all hospital-related issues.

Medical Superintendent

Possess absolute authority on each aspect of the hospital.